Heptathlete will take part in Loughborough European Athletics Permit meeting tonight
Coach urges public to have faith in sprinter as he names squad for World Championships
The heptathlete has pulled out of the Sainsbury's British Championships in Birmingham
Swedish head coach Eriksson to quit for Canada and is latest key figure to exit post-2012
Instead of The Lightning Bolt versus The Beast, the big head-to-head on the track at the London Olympics last summer might have been Usain Bolt against Harry A-A. It was a thought that inevitably passed through the mind of Harry Aikines-Aryeetey as he departed Heathrow with the rest of the British team, bound for the first post-Olympic international track and field championship, the European Indoors, which open here in the west of Sweden tomorrow morning.
It is three months since Shara Proctor swapped east Florida for the East Midlands.
Retailer HMV has announced it will close 66 shops nationwide.
Toni Minichiello, the coach who guided Jessica Ennis from schoolgirl novice to Olympic heptathlon champion, confirmed today that he is still in talks with UK Athletics about working with the domestic governing body in a consultancy capacity.
Team GB's Abdul Buhari says that setting his sights on the Olympics changed his life and helped him move from a tough Brixton estate to working in finance.
Runner Martyn Rooney has said he will make his Olympic performance count a year after rioters devastated his local borough of Croydon.
Toni Minichiello, the man who has coached Jessica Ennis since she was 11, professed himself reasonably satisfied after the Sheffield heptathlete completed her final competitive outing before the Olympic Games on Saturday.
NBA All-Star Luol Deng has been named to headline Great Britain's Olympic basketball squad.
Luol Deng, the absent star of Great Britain's team during the opening of the Olympic arena in London – they lost 82-60 to France on Tuesday – has responded to the irritation of GB Basketball officials by reiterating that he was at a long-scheduled youth training camp in Loughborough.
The UK’s sports science graduates are leading the pack, says Stephen Hoare
As Charles van Commenee stood trackside here yesterday, running his eye over the action in the Loughborough International meeting, the head coach of UK Athletics could not help giving a respectful nod in the direction of the star attraction of the traditional curtain-raiser to the summer track season as she battled to overcome the elements.
Jessica Ennis has given a sitting for Madame Tussauds and her waxwork image will soon be on display alongside those of Charles Dickens, Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein.